HIGH POINT, N.C. – King University's Hannah Riddle was named the Conference Carolinas Softball Player of the Week, while North Greenville University's Amanda Coffrin was tabbed the Conference Carolinas Softball Pitcher of the Week for games played Feb. 19-25, the Conference announced today.
A senior from Greeneville, Tenn., Riddle collected nine hits and a .474 batting average to land the Tornado a 4-2 record last week. Of her nine hits, three were home runs and one double. Riddle also added seven RBI and seven runs scored to her weekly totals.
Riddle currently ranks first in Conference Carolinas in home runs (3), while ranking seventh in both batting average (.394) and doubles (3).
Coffrin, a senior from Mauldin, S.C., tossed two complete games and notched two wins with a 0.00 ERA last week. In a 3-0 win over Tusculum, she tossed seven innings of two-hit ball with five strikeouts and three walks. Coffrin followed that up with a near no-hitter in a 2-0 win over Newberry, as she let up one hit with seven K's and one walk in seven innings of action.
Coffrin ranks first in Conference Carolinas in wins (5), shutouts (4) and ERA (1.01), while ranking second in strikeouts (40).
Also nominated for Softball Player of the Week: Melissa Neyhouse (Belmont Abbey), Katie Robinson (Lees-McRae), Jaelin Griffin (North Greenville), Sierra Hearp (Barton) & Emma Swearingen (Limestone)
Also nominated for Softball Pitcher of the Week: Courtney Smith (Limestone), Kara Cunningham (Lees-McRae), Chace Helms (Belmont Abbey) & Leslie Odom (King)
2018 Softball Players of the Week
Week One (Feb. 6) - Jordan Blake (Barton)
Week Two (Feb. 13) - Taylor Koon (North Greenville)
Week Three (Feb. 20) - Kate Lee (North Greenville)
Week Four (Feb. 27) - Hannah Riddle (King)
2018 Softball Pitchers of the Week
Week One (Feb. 6) - Morgan Hendrix (Erskine)
Week Two (Feb. 13) - Amanda Coffrin (North Greenville)
Week Three (Feb. 20) - Kara Cunningham (Lees-McRae)
Week Four (Feb. 27) - Amanda Coffrin (North Greenville)